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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021

    Foxbins, as Scarlett O'Hara once said, tomorrow is another day.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021

    Good day, all!

    I'm wearing DS & Durga Debaser.

    My dental appointment went very smoothly and the issue that had me messed up a few weeks ago is repaired. My dentist is a very enjoyable person so...
  3. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. March 2021

    I'm wearing L'Air du Desert Marocain because I put it in my rotation for chilly days and today is one of those days. To me, LADDM is a year-rounder and works in all temperatures.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021

    I'm wearing L'Air du Desert Marocain. Another trip to the dentist today. Yipee!
  5. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Serge Lutens Fleurs d'Oranger because, for reasons unknown, I started thinking about it whilst showering.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 1st March, 2021

    I'm celebrating spring in Uncle Serge's Fleurs d'Oranger. There's still a couple of heritage orange groves in the area. Orange County is famous for them.
  7. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm going to get Gardenia for her birthday. She likes Kai which the BN directory lists notes as "white flowers". The description also mentions something about "gardenia lovers". I'll guarantee...
  8. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Le Lion de Chanel because it's Sunday. That's what I do. The only other time I assigned a day of the week to a perfume was when I used to wear SMN Patchouli on Saturdays. That bottle is...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 28th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Le Lion de Chanel today. It is very windy, which might affect our weekly outdoor brunch. We'll see.
  10. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Quick question, FiveoaksBouquet:

    Would Chanel Gardenia be a safe blind buy for me to give as a gift to my sister? She only likes perfumes that garner compliments. Does Gardenia project enough?
  11. Re: Do you have any favorites in the Maison Dior line?

    I don't have a lot of experience with the line, but I own and love Oud Ispahan. The Oud is tame but it lends weight to the scent.
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    Re: Most worn in February 2021

    4 wears:
    Chanel No. 19 Poudre
    Le Lion de Chanel

    3 wears:
    Black Vetyver Cafe
    Debaser

    2 wears:
    Dune
  13. Re: Best scent when eating in a seafood restaurant?

    For me, Le Lion de Chanel, Diorella, or Gabrielle. All are light and bright, with a citrus quality.
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    Re: Your Perfume Rotations in 2021

    For March, I'm going with:
    1. Debaser
    2. Dune
    3. L'Air du Desert Marocain
    4. Le Lion de Chanel
    5. L'Ombre Dans L'Eau
    6. Pretty Machine
    7. Un Jardin sur le Nil
    8. Eau des Sens
    ... and...
  15. Re: Planning on some designer fragrances, would love some feedback (and a plot twist ....)

    I'm considering this approach too, Freewheeling. I'd like to expand my Chanel Exclusifs and Kerosene collections (Beauty and the Beast!), fill in my Diptyque collection, and explore in more depth...
  16. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Good Lord, FiveoaksBouquet, it's like we live on different planets! It's mild and breezy here and in the low 70s.

    I'm wearing Dune today. I like to wait until I have nothing to do when I wear it....
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 27th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Dune today. It's among my favorite perfumes currently but I don't wear it often because I have to be in a special contemplative mood for it. It's not one for a busy, distracted day. I...
  18. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing DS & Durga Debaser because I'm cycling through my spring rotation atop my dresser. It's both rich and fresh and I was craving the rich aspect today. It is an excellent year-rounder.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 26th February, 2021

    I'm wearing the figgy Debaser today. It's a very successful blind buy from DS & Durga.
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    Re: The NEW HERMES H24 Eau de Toilette

    Delete
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    Re: The NEW HERMES H24 Eau de Toilette

    Your post made me curious so I searched for an image of the H24 bottle. You are right - it is very unattractive. I don't care for the lettering on the box either. Both bottle and box look coldly...
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    Sticky: Re: Synchronized Fridays 2021

    I agree, Cook.bot, but I wonder how many people stick to their gender forum. I personally click on interesting topics under Today's Posts so I have no idea what Forum threads are in.
  23. Poll: Re: Tauer Au Coeur du Desert or L'Air du Desert Marocain?

    I just re-purchased LADDM this week because my original bottle is almost empty. I tested Au Coeur du Desert and considered it, but ended up sticking with the original. I prefer LADDM's ruggedness....
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th February, 2021

    Me too! I'm going for physical therapy as soon as I get Vaccine shot #2. Commiseration all around!
  25. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Kerosene Pretty Machine today because I want to get as many wears in as possible while the early spring weather is still just perfect. This fragrance is Spring in a Bottle. It's the...
  26. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Honestly, FiveoaksBouquet, I see a BIG bottle of Le Lion de Chanel in my future. I've never wanted a big bottle of anything before, so that's saying a lot. It's that good!
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 25th February, 2021

    ShyCat, is that the old beater you and I cruised around Chicago in? God, that was fun!

    I'm wearing Kerosene Pretty Machine. It is the very picture of spring.
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    Re: SOTD, etc. Threads

    I sincerely hope that SOTD thread variations do not get moderated for content. Let's let people post what they want. No one has to read them if not interested.
  29. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Encre Noir - I couldn't wait until tomorrow to wear it.
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    Re: Fragrances that "WOW" you recently in 2021?

    I purchased and wore Un Jardin sur le Nil today. Wow! I can't believe I went so long without trying it!
  31. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    It's my third day in Dior - today it's Diorella.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 24th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Diorella today. It's definately a favorite. Not much going on today. Maybe I'll do some housecleaning for exercise. I often apply red lipstick, wear a colorful headscarf, and put on some...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021

    I got a chuckle out of this! I love the activity of decluttering but I've already done 90% of it. If I kept going, it would end up being Extreme Decluttering and I'd be living in one of those...
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    Re: Your Vintage Scent of the Day (SOTD)

    You need a crush test dummy.
  35. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I wore Oud Ispahan yesterday an I'm continuing with another Dior today - Dune. I'm hankering after bottles of Eau Sauvage, Fahrenheit, and Addict.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021

    I'm wearing Dune.

    Off to the dentist for some exploration of why I had a toothache a few weeks ago. Also, meeting with the tax man tonight. Adulting.
  37. Re: Your most "shape-shifter" like fragrances?

    A couple come to mind: Mitsouko and Le Lion de Chanel. They reveal different facets each time I wear them.
  38. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe. I'm kind of regretting it because it's not that cozy. Ambers and gourmands work best for me.
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    Re: What's your most Spiritual Fragrance?

    I have several:

    Dune
    L'Air du Desert Marocain
    Oyedo
    Timbuktu
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd February, 2021

    My favorite ELDO!
  41. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Dior Oud Ispahan because I've been thinking about it lately. That's how I select lately - if I think about something for a few days I end up wearing it. I'm breaking out of rotation mode...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 22nd February, 2021

    I'm wearing Dior Oud Ispahan. Glorious!

    It's 81F/27C here today. I've been spending a lot of time out on the back patio where it is mostly shady and filtered sun. The sounds of spring abound with...
  43. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    PG Coze 02
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    Re: If you were to change your BN handle...

    I object! Yours is perfect the way it is. (Not knowing your other alias...)
  45. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Le Lion de Chanel because it's Sunday. Now that it has become an established ritual, I find I really like the rhythm of it. It's something to look forward to and it's one less decision to...
  46. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    That seems like a nice commemoration.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 21st February, 2021

    Khanada, your comment on CDG2 sent me racing to the BN directory to find out more. Zealot Crusader's review is, as usual, thorough and informative. Sounds interesting!

    I'm wearing Le Lion de...
  48. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Sinner by Kat Von D
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    Re: Today I bought February 2021

    I ordered a backup bottle of L'Air du Desert Marocain. I'm down to about 5 ml in my original bottle and I don't want to be without it. I was torn between LADDM and Au Coeur du Desert but finally...
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    Re: 10 Masterpieces - Your List

    Chergui
    Coromandel
    Diorella
    Encre Noir
    Grand Soir
    L'Air du Desert Marocain
    L'Ombre Dans L'Eau
    Mitsouko
    Portrait of a Lady
    Timbuktu
  51. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    Timbuktu, because I wore Duchaufour's Patchouli Patch yesterday and I wanted to stick with the same nose today.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 20th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Timbuktu. I'm reaching for seldom worn ones lately. Oh, I haven't worn it much in the last year or two, but I accumulated enough wears over the years to put it in my Top 10 Most Worn list.
  53. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Patchouli Nobile again. There is a significant temperature variation from day to night at this time of year here, so I like to spray on a richer scent for sleeping.
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    Re: SOTD, etc. Threads

    The threads I post on daily are:
    1. SOTD (Female)
    2. Why Did You Wear What You Wore Today?

    The two threads are different and a different mix of people post to each. SOTD is chatty and tends to...
  55. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    I wore Patchouli Nobile
  56. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Patchouli Patch for the first time in ages because I'm venturing into spring-wear territory. I'm itching for change.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 19th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Patchouli Patch today. I neglected it for months because I've been obsessed with ambers, orientals and gourmands since last summer.

    Today I begin conditioning for my upcoming hiking...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th February, 2021

    Foxbins - I got Woman in Gold as a gift with purchase and wasn't too excited about it until I tried it. It turns out it was composed by Calice Asancheyev-Becker, the same nose as for Back to Black,...
  59. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    That sounds lovely, FiveoaksBouquet. I'm getting excited about spring perfumes this year and might update my top-of-dresser rotation soon.

    I'm wearing Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe. I wanted...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 18th February, 2021

    Today I'm wearing Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe.

    It's breezy this morning and will shape up to be a mildly warm day.

    In a fit of optimism, last night I signed up for a Death Valley hiking...
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    Re: Your next full bottle?

    Chanel Sycomore is next on my list. I'm just waiting for the store to get 75 ml bottle in stock.
  62. Re: Do you try to use up samples or keep an archive?

    I try them and then throw them away. They feel like clutter and I can't abide clutter.
  63. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    MFK Grand Soir
  64. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Last night - Kerosene Pretty Machine
  65. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Chanel No. 19 Poudre today because it's crisp and sharp (despite the powder!), therefore perfect for a mild early spring day.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 17th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Chanel No. 19 Poudre again today. It's perfect for the early spring weather we're having here.
  67. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    MFK Grand Soir, a frequent sleep scent for me. It's calming in bed and the dry down the next morning is superb!
  68. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing a dab to the throat of Chanel No. 19 Poudre because I'm keeping it subtle whilst I get vaccinated against Covid this afternoon.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 16th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Chanel No. 19 Poudre. I'm going out later to get Covid vaccine #1. Excited! I haven't figured out what it will mean for my lifestyle yet.
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    Re: Giveaway regrets?

    If he says Coromandel edt I'm gonna scream!!!
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - February 2021

    Nest Apricot Tea
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th February, 2021

    Condolences on your uncle's passing, Mike.
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    Re: Today I bought February 2021

    I just received my order of Pretty Machine from House of Kerosene. It opens with zesty lemon-lime, then transitions to a beautiful linden blossom underpinned by subtle vetiver and musk. The overall...
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    Re: Giveaway regrets?

    Regrets? I've had a few... I'm considering re-buying some. Now I have others on my cut list but I'm leery.
  75. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing DS & Durga Debaser because it's in my monthly rotation and is evolving into a dumb reach choice, meaning I can just grab it without overthinking and know I'll be happy with it.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 15th February, 2021

    I'm wearing DS & Durga Debaser today. It's a very strong fig. Surprisingly, I've never owned a fig scent before, not even Philosykos (Diptyque lover that I am). Fig is warm and rich and excellent for...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th February, 2021

    Good one, ShyCat! It took me a moment to notice the asterisk.
  78. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm joining FiveoaksBouquet in Le Lion de Chanel. Wearing it once a week on Sundays has become a ritual.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 14th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Le Lion de Chanel today, whilst sitting in a patch of sun on the back patio. It's a balmy 68 degrees (20 C) with a slight ocean breeze. Bliss.
  80. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Kerosene Pretty Machine
  81. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing DS & Durga Debaser because it seems casual for a Saturday. Oh yeah, every day is casual now.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 13th February, 2021

    I'm wearing DS & Durga Debaser today.

    Wow, Mike, you've got a lot of changes to absorb. Best wishes.
  83. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Diptyque L'Ombre Dans L'Eau - surprisingly good sleep scent!
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    Re: high-end shampoo & conditioner

    Hear! Hear! I've transitioned from daily washing to once a week. Scalp oils adjust.
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    Re: Your "FU" Fragrance

    When it was still in my wardrobe, I used to use Tuscan Leather for FU purposes. It was accompanied by a leather jacket, power pumps, and big hair. Quite effective on a lady!
  86. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe to join the Friday sync. Honestly, I've been wanting to wear it anyway.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 12th February, 2021

    I am in sync, wearing Jo Malone Black Vetyver Cafe.

    Thank you for your well wishes. I went to the doctor who confirmed that I have an allergic reaction to the antibiotic I was on last week. I'm...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 11th February, 2021

    I started the day with Chanel No. 19 Poudre and switched to Diptyque Tam Dao in the evening.
  89. Re: Scent Of The Night 2021 - What fragrance did you sleep with last night?

    Diptyque Tam Dao
  90. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    One small spray of Chanel No. 19 Poudre because I wanted something unobtrusive for an in-person doctor appointment.
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    Re: cult faves you loathe

    Thanks, Zealot Crusader! I don't want to get thrown off of Basenotes or the Female Forum at least.
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    Re: Room Scent Of The Day - February 2021

    Nest Apricot Tea
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    Re: cult faves you loathe

    I'm almost afraid to say that I dislike Shalimar and Chanel No. 5.
  94. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing Chanel Beige edp from a sample because I got numerous samples with my Le Lion purchase. I tried the edt years ago and was unimpressed but the edp is really wowing me. It just might make...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 10th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Chanel Beige from a sample, with Lancome L'Autre Oud on my right hand. It's a nice combination.

    Khanada, I wish I could come over and help you pack. We'd put on some good packing music...
  96. Re: Who are YOUR favorite fragrance reviewers on youtube?

    I'm a fan of Sebastian, Ashton (Gents Scents), Marc (Robes08), and Moody Boo. Lately, I've been watching Eugen almost exclusively. He focuses on houses I favor and his comments on house styles and...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th February, 2021

    I am happy to see your reference the House of Juliet Has a Gun. I'm a huge fan of Lady Vengeance, which I own and wear now and then.
  98. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    What a shock! I thought he was looking exceptionally well lately.

    I'm wearing Chanel No. 19 Poudre because I'm slowly edging into spring scents.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 9th February, 2021

    I'm wearing Chanel No. 19 Poudre today. It's such a happy scent. I'm taking meds for an allergic reaction I had and I'm sooo drowsy. I just want to be normal again. It beats itching all over though...
  100. Re: Why did you wear what you wore today.. February 2021

    I'm wearing MFK Grand Soir because it is the richest, deepest scent in my new rotation.
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